Maribeth Crandell has over 20 years of experience as a hiking guide in the Pacific Northwest. For decades she's made Whidbey and Fidalgo Islands her home. She hiked the Appalachian Trail and wrote her memoir Flip Flop on the Appalachian Trail. Now she shares some of her favorite local trails with you in Hiking Close to Home.
Jack Hartt worked for Washington State Parks for 40 years. He was manager of Deception Pass State Park for 14. Now retired, he is involved in Skagit Land Trust, Anacortes Community Forest Lands and Transition Fidalgo. He's published other books available on Amazon.